Super Sweet 16


     TODAY'S MY 16TH BIRTHDAY!!!! Yes, I, yours truly, am officially 16! I don't think I've ever been this excited for a birthday, and honestly I have no idea why but I've told anyone who would listen that my birthday's coming up. I just feel like it hasn't been my birthday in forever (a year is a loooong time), and it's finally here! Woohoo! For this birthday, there are no wishlists. No Longchamps to be asked for, no new Uggs to be coveted (well.....maybe), and no really big things I want for my birthday. For my big day, I want to eat cake, play lots of lacrosse, and laugh. I wanna go over all the crazy things I've done with my friends in these 16 years and I just wanna enjoy it! Just thinking about spending the day with my friends makes me smile.

     Looking at the number 16 gives me a funny feeling. It's nothing scary, nothing sad. But it makes me see how many more years I really have! Sometimes I forget just how old I am and I start to rush myself. I put so much pressure on myself, especially about blogging, school, and sports that I forget just how many more days I have to blog, to get help on the math problems I don't understand, and to buy pink lacrosse balls that I hopefully won't ever lose in ditches. I have many more years to post pictures of outfits I love, houses I love, and whatever other little musings I have.

     I think my blog is my proudest accomplishment. I started my first fashion blog at 11 (I was inspired by Teen Vogue, I had the urge to do it!) and ever since then I've been in love! There's something about getting to say "oh my gosh, these shoes are gorgeous!" and having someone else who's eyes are glued to them just like me. Probably the highlight of my blogging career (hahaha) would be planning and having the Jack Wills fashion show!! That was absolutely insane but so much fun! Picking out outfits, making trips to Georgetown, and having my family and friends involved was so amazing too! They're the ones that always tell me to follow my dreams, and seeing them so proud of me when the show was done was such a great feeling! I really hope there's many more fashion shows to be planned and train trips to stores with beautiful things in my future, because my camera and I will be ready to snap away!

     So, here's to 16 more years of picking myself back up and trucking on. 16 years of very loud laughter, jokes that only I think are funny, and time spent doing the things I love. No matter how hard things might be, I'll always try to remember to smile and appreciate the little things.

     Thank you ALL for supporting my blog and I! Knowing that there's people out there who might like what I have to say or agree with me gives me the greatest feelings ever, and I just want you to all know that without you I wouldn't know to keep going or not. Happy Friday, and happy birthday to me! :)

Love, Tariro

3 comments:

Heather said...

HAPPY SWEET 16 fellow libra!!! Hope you have a fab one! enjoy your teenage years! They go to fast!

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Grace said...

Hope it was a good one! I'm 16 now, and it's a pretty good age, haha.

Michelle Jiafang said...

Chanced upon your blog and enjoy reading it!

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